The 2024 WWE Draft is set to feature some exciting surprises, including the presence of legendary figures from the past.

The draft commences this Friday on SmackDown at the Heritage Bank Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, with WWE Hall of Famers John Bradshaw Layfield (JBL), Teddy Long, and Alundra Blayze (Madusa) confirmed to be in attendance, as reported by PW Insider.

For the April 26th SmackDown, which marks the start of the draft, a diverse array of superstars are eligible for selection, including familiar names such as AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, and stars from NXT like Bron Breakker and Zoey Stark.

The draft continues on April 29th with Raw, featuring a similarly impressive roster of eligible superstars. Notable names up for grabs include Braun Strowman, Drew McIntyre, Finn Balor, Kevin Owens, Bobby Lashley, The New Day, and NXT standouts such as Johnny Gargano, Tommaso Ciampa, and Imperium.


With such a broad pool of talent available for selection, anticipation is high for the potential shake-ups and surprises that the WWE Draft will bring to both SmackDown and Raw.

What are your predictions for the 2024 WWE Draft? Which superstars do you think will be the biggest winners of the draft, and who might end up on the opposite side of the spectrum? Share your thoughts on the potential surprises and shake-ups that could unfold during the draft!

Steve Carrier

Steve is the Founder of RingsideNews. He has been writing about professional wrestling since 1996. He first got into website development at the time and has been focusing on bringing his readers the best professional wrestling news at it's highest quality.

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